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Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:00:39 GMT 
    The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.


Cancer-killing cells made in the lab 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:27:46 GMT 
    Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.


Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:28:48 GMT 
    Real Madrid take the Clasico honours as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.


Pellegrini remains calm after defeat 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:39:02 GMT 
    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down the damage of a defeat at West Ham to his side's league title defence.


The hardship posting to end all hardship postings 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:05:33 GMT 
    The furnace-like island that may have inspired an English idiom.


Have Jedis created a new 'religion'? 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:04:02 GMT 
    Followers of Jediism have tried to create a belief system that goes beyond the Star Wars films. Does it amount to a new 'religion'?


Mulaudzi killed in a car crash 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:06:51 GMT 
    Former Olympic 800m silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi is killed in a road traffic accident in his native South Africa.


Younus sets Pakistan century record 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:27:29 GMT 
    Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.


Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:01:04 GMT 
    Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.


Life terms for Argentina jail crimes 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:56:09 GMT 
    An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.


New John Cantlie video posted online 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:15:15 GMT 
    British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held captive by Islamic State militants, is shown reading a message in a new propaganda video published online.


New York axe attack 'terrorist act' 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:40:48 GMT 
    Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.


Inmate planned escape with hostage 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:57:41 GMT 
    Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal.


Person held after Edinburgh incident 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:40:16 GMT 
    A person has been detained by police after an incident in central Edinburgh which led to part of the city being cordoned off.


'Record number' of low-paid Britons 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:00:43 GMT 
    A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
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